How to Become Domestically Dominant | Colo-Colo #7 | VivaGlobetrotting #13 | Football Manager 2020 Stories

The Colo-Colo side of 1991 will always go down in history as one of the most successful Chileans sides ever. Prior to 2022 they will certainly have been considered as the best ever and indeed they perhaps remain so. But the Colo-Colo side under Ken Sasaki, now officially the most successful manager to have managed in Chile, are threatening to take over this title. Continue reading

Scott Parker | 50 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Simulates

Hello and welcome to 50 Years On, a newer series here on VivaLaVidaFM. You may have read some of my 20 Years On posts where I look at an FM wonderkid and see how they progress on the game. In this series I will take a look at both managers and clubs to see how they develop on Football Manager. Continue reading

Nicolo Zaniolo | 20 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Wonderkids

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects to see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager 2020. In this post, we see where one of the most exciting prospects on FM20 this year – Nicolo Zaniolo – could end up in 20 years time. Continue reading

Domestic Dominance | Colo-Colo #6 | VivaGlobetrotting #12 | Football Manager 2020 Stories

Third time lucky for Ken Sasaki. After two relatively poor spells with Puerto Montt and Coquimbo Unido, Sasaki has turned his third club Colo-Colo back into the dominant Chilean side that they are well-known across the world for being. Last season in the 2024 edition of the Campeonato Nacional, Colo-Colo won their third straight title. This was the first time this has happened in the existing one stage format since the Colo-Colo side of 1989-1991 won three straight titles. Prior to that, the only side to achieve this feat was Magallanes who won the first three league titles after its foundation in 1933. Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo | 50 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Simulates

Hello and welcome to a new series here on VivaLaVidaFM. You may have read some of my 20 Years On posts where I look at an FM wonderkid and see how they progress on the game. In this series 50 Years On, I will take a look at both managers and clubs to see how they develop on Football Manager.

This post looks at Cristiano Ronaldo, current Juventus forward, to see what happens to him on Football Manager 2020. Enjoy! Continue reading

Rodrygo | 20 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Wonderkids

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects to see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager 2020. In this post, we see where one of the most exciting prospects on FM20 this year – Rodrygo – could end up in 20 years time. Continue reading

Focus on Youth | Colo-Colo #5 | VivaGlobetrotting #11 | Football Manager 2020 Stories

Over the past few posts in this VivaGlobetrotting save we have seen how Ken Sasaki has developed and implemented his own managerial identity at both Coquimbo Unido and Colo-Colo. One of the three main elements of this identity was to focus on youth. This post will look into this aspect in greater detail, detailing how Sasaki has successfully focused on youth at Chilean champions Colo-Colo. Continue reading